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Tips to get your family into life

With a few pointers from the tips below, you and your family could get more out of every day. Or, try some of our challenges to really get things rolling!


  • Time spent looking at a screen generally means time not spent exercising or connecting with your family - and with so much technology around it's easy to lose track of time. Try allocating specific time periods for media use - preferably not during daylight hours when you can be active outdoors instead - to limit your family's screen time.

  • Try mixing it up a bit and let your children take turns choosing what activity the family will do next.

  • It can sometimes be difficult to get everyone together for dinner, so why not start the day together as a family instead? Eating breakfast together is a great way to share what the day's plans are and get everyone off to a positive start!

  • Get your little ones moving to music or try action songs like 'Head-Shoulders-Knees and Toes'.

  • Next time you and the kids are heading out for a walk, why not see if your neighbour would like to join you?